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Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 312
  • Gross Revenues: $364,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,170,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $3,360,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -3

Cahill Gordon & Reindel is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Cahill Gordon & Reindel has 327 attorneys and is the 137th largest firm in the United States.  With $364,500,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 85th on The American Lawyer's 2016 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2013 Global 100 survey, Cahill Gordon & Reindel ranked as the 98th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in DC and NY.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 85 -3 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 85 -3 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 136 5 Lawyer head count
The A-List 49 10 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 97 1 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 101 23 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 43 65 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 97 -10 Summer programs

In the News

Firms Cash In on Anti-Bribery Expertise Amid Litigation Slowdown

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : May 09, 2016

Big-ticket litigations involving scores of lawyers may be thinner on the ground these days, but a surge in global anti-corruption probes appears to be making up for it at a number of firms.

Growth Slows at Largest New York Law Firms

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : April 26, 2016

Revenue and profit growth cooled at most of the largest New York law firms in 2015 after several years of rapid growth.

A Low-Growth Year for Many of Wall Street's Elite

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : April 25, 2016

Mixed signals in the financial sector and the end of recession-related litigation held profits down in New York.

The Am Law 100: Signs of a Slowdown

Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : April 25, 2016

The Am Law 100 eked out gains across major financial metrics in 2015. But growth was the slowest in years.

Holland & Knight Adds Partner Quartet, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 11, 2016

Holland & Knight keeps hiring; Kirkland picks up one from Paul Weiss; Proskauer Rose reels in some heavy-hitters; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Cahill Gordon, BASF Can't Escape Asbestos Fraud Suit

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : April 06, 2016

A federal judge in Newark has denied a motion by New York-based Cahill, Gordon & Reindel and two of its attorneys seeking to be dismissed from a putative class action suit claiming they conspired with a client to destroy and fabricate evidence in thousands of asbestos injury cases. The judge also denied motions to dismiss Cahill Gordon's alleged accomplice in the fraud, BASF Catalysts, along with two former in-house lawyers for the company.

Big Deals

: The American Lawyer : March 28, 2016

Elite NY Firms Report Slower Growth in 2015

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : March 22, 2016

Despite a record-breaking year for big-ticket M&A work, the most profitable New York-based firms saw much slower earnings and turnover growth on average in 2015.

Firms Promote More Corporate Lawyers, Women to Partner

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : March 21, 2016

Responding to a record volume of mergers and acquisitions, New York law firms advanced scores of corporate and transactional lawyers to partnership in their latest round of promotions.

Special Report: A Return to Earth for Elite New York Firms?

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : March 20, 2016

A barrage of big deals in 2015 didn't translate into explosive growth for many of the country's most profitable firms.

The Am Law 100: Revenue, Partner Profits Dip at Cahill Gordon

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : March 10, 2016

Cahill Gordon & Reindel, whose finances float with the capital markets, felt a slight pinch to its bottom line in 2015.

The Am Law 100: McGuireWoods Partners Join the $1 Million Club

Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : March 07, 2016

For the first time at McGuire Woods, profits per equity partner topped $1 million in 2015.

Abrams Speaks at First Amendment Symposium

Rick Kopstein, Photographer : New York Law Journal : February 29, 2016

Floyd Abrams, a partner at Cahill Gordon & Reindel who has argued numerous high-profile First Amendment cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, was the keynote speaker at a symposium sponsored by Brooklyn Law School on Friday, where he discussed notable opinions by Justice Antonin Scalia in cases pertaining to free speech.

Hogan Lovells on a Hiring Spree, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 29, 2016

Hogan Lovells goes global for new recruits; a rough week for K&L Gates; Crowell & Moring brings back a top prosecutor; Debevoise bags a federal judge; DLA Piper plucks a longtime ESPN lawyer; and other notable additions from around The Am Law 200.

Deal Watch: Mylan Moves on to Meda With Cravath in Tow

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : February 11, 2016

A new year brings another new deal for the pharmaceutical giant and its outside lawyers from three firms.

Winner of Modern Courts' John McCloy Award Named

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : February 08, 2016

Harlan Levy, a partner in Boies, Schiller & Flexner and former chief deputy attorney general, has received the Fund for Modern Courts' 2016 John J. McCloy Memorial Award, which recognizes lawyers who have made outstanding contributions to improving the administration of justice in New York state.

Lateral All-Stars: The Splashiest Hires of 2015

James Schroeder : The American Lawyer : February 01, 2016

Twenty-five of last year's most notable and intriguing lateral moves.

Loretta Lynch to Law Students: 'It's Hard to Leave the Accepted Path'

Karen Sloan : The National Law Journal : January 21, 2016

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch was at Harvard Law School to discuss criminal justice reform. But many of her remarks focused on her own career path, the importance of public interest legal work, and how law students can identify their interests and passions.

Jupiter Attorney Represents Dyadic Board Members on $75M Cash Sale

Mary Hladky : Daily Business Review : January 05, 2016

Rimon Law attorney Mark Mirkin handled talks for Dyadic International's compensation committee as the Jupiter tech company sold its primary business to DuPont.

Pierre Gentin: Writing His Own Script

Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : January 05, 2016

Pierre Gentin looks forward and back as he moves to a new phase of his career.

County Clerk Looks Beyond 'The Way We've Always Done Things'

Andrew Denney : New York Law Journal : December 28, 2015

When Milton Tingling became New York County clerk almost one year ago, he not only was the first black or first former judge to hold the position, he also was the first new clerk in almost half a century. But Tingling is undaunted by the challenges facing the office and is determined to update many time-honored ways of doing business.

Holidays Arrive Early for RCS Capital's New GC

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : December 01, 2015

It's a holiday promotion for RCS Capital Corp.'s Mason Allen. He's been appointed general counsel, succeeding James Tanaka.